MISTAKE #1 : Washing your face too
When you wash your face, you are cleaning out more than just the
dirt and makeup – you’re washing off the layer of oil your skin
That’s the point of washing and battling that oily skin, of course… But
you may have already noticed that this habit will get you exactly what
you don’t want: oily, acne-prone skin.
The oil our skin produces is important – it protects our skin and
keeps it nice and supple.The body knows exactly the right amount of
oil to produce in order to take care of the skin.
When you wash that oil off, the body immediately seeks to rebalance
itself by secreting more oil. The more oil you remove, the more oil
your body will produce. And the more oil your body produces, the
more acne-prone your skin will become.
Quick fix: Wash your face before you go to bed with a gentle
cleanser every day - this is the most important time to wash your face.
If you want, you can also wash it in the morning with a gentle
MISTAKE #2: Poking the pimple.
Do you remember mum telling you to NOT SQUEEZE or PICK? She
would tell you that it would seriously make it worse RIGHT? Well, she
Poking , pick, prick, and prod a pimple, and you can force the debris
and bacteria even deeper into your skin.
You may also introduce new kinds of bacteria from your finger into